05 Apr '11, 7am

The #fracking fuss: What it's about and why you should care.

MORE investors are turning to industrial properties as a result of government cooling measures in the residential market, according to a new report by CB Richard Ellis (CBRE). Prices, rents and sales for industrial properties have all increased significantly, according to the CBRE figures released yesterday. Most of the figures related to the first quarter. The latest round of the property market cooling measures came into effect in mid-January. Prices of 60-year leasehold strata-titled factory space are a case in point. Capital values of these properties shot up 5 per cent, quarter-on-quarter, in the January to March period this year - to $289 per sq ft (psf) for ground floor units and $213 psf for upper floor units. Another strong performer was freehold stratatitled warehouse space. This also leapt in price by about 5 per cent quarter-on-quarter to $449 psf and $392 psf,...

Full article: http://www.cpf.gov.sg/imsavvy/infohub_article.asp?readid=...

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